BM 024136 (P203863)

Administrative tablet excavated in Girsu (mod. Tello), dated to the Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 024136

Period

Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

Provenience

Girsu (mod. Tello)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Administrative (pisan dub-da Basket label: pisan-dub-da áb-ùz dab5-ba shà Gír-suki é kurushda énsi [] ì-gál)

Language(s)

Sumerian

Measurements

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tablet
obverse
1. pisan-dub-ba
 en: Basket-of-tablets:
2. ab2 ud5 dab5-ba
 en: cows and nannies ...,
3. sza3# gir2#-[su]{ki}
 en: within Girsu
4. e2# kuruszda# ensi2#
 en: (and) the fattening house of the governor
5. [...] x
 en: ...
6. i3#-gal2#
 en: are here;
reverse
1. mu# us2#-sa ki-masz{ki} mu us2-sa-a-bi
 en: year after: “Kimaš,” year after that.

Consult previous versions and their differences
Consult sign list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
Consult word list of Ur III (ca. 2100-2000 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • Genre(s): Administrative (pisan dub-da Basket label: pisan-dub-da áb-ùz dab5-ba shà Gír-suki é kurushda énsi [] ì-gál)
  • Language(s): Sumerian


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  • Museum No.: BM 024136
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  • Provenience: Girsu (mod. Tello)
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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-28 at 21:03:16 Rattenborg, Rune artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Taylor, Jonathan Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-19 at 10:02:26 Pagé-Perron, Émilie artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2015-08-07 at 11:01:29 Englund, Robert K. atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
2015-05-06 at 08:16:47 CDLI atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2014-09-29 at 15:50:10 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2014-08-19 at 19:41:37 Heinle, Michael atf Heinle, Michael CDLI approved View
2002-07-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI artifact Alivernini, Sergio; Alster, Bendt; Englund, Robert K.; Molina, Manuel; Reid, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“BM 024136 Artifact Entry.” (2002) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 28, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203863.
BM 024136 artifact entry (No. P203863). (2023, October 28). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203863 (Original work published 2002)
BM 024136 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P203863 (Accessed: February 25, 2024).
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	year = {2023},
	month = {oct 28},
	title = {BM 024136 artifact entry},
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}

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